Examples of translation in a Sentence
She is working on a translation of the novel.
a new translation of the Iliad
There were English translations on the menu.
the translation of economic power into political strength
Recent Examples of translation from the Web
The Volksblatt and Freie Presse had to apply for licenses under the act and were required to submit translations of their newspapers to the Cincinnati Postmaster prior to publication.
To the west of the old city is the barrio known as El Raval, which, though rapidly gentrifying, still mixes in enough urban grit to give it an authentic edge (translation: keep a tight grip on your wallet or purse).
All operas are fully staged with orchestra and presented in the original language with English translations projected above the stage.
Such a simple error, essentially a failure of translation, was traced to contractor Lockheed Martin Astronautics in Colorado.
Some events, like losing a friend or a child, need little translation.
Having grown up accumulating, boomers now want instead to go adventuring with their iPads and instant-translation apps.
Retro consoles ease that translation with modern perks like HDMI support.
This burger features a refined translation of the traditional condiment combination of ketchup, mustard, and pickles.
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First Known Use of translation
TRANSLATION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of translation for English Language Learners
: words that have been changed from one language into a different language : words that have been translated
: the act or process of translating something into a different language
: the act or process of changing something from one form to another
TRANSLATION Defined for Kids
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